ST. CLOUD -- John "Jack" R. Ryan Sr., 61, St. Cloud, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002.
He was born Dec. 21, 1940, in Brainerd to Joseph and Caroline (Hassman) Ryan. He married Helen Stefano on Sept. 11, 1965, in Crosby. He attended St. John's Prep, St. John's University and University of Minnesota, Duluth. He lived in St. Cloud since 1972. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad, St. John's University and Vilo Lanes. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, John Ryan Jr., St. Cloud, and Peter Ryan, Nisswa; two daughters, Cara Robole, St. Cloud, and Ann Begin, New Ulm; his parents, Aitkin; five grandchildren; three brothers, Mike, Jim, and Dick Ryan, all of Aitkin; and a sister, Mary Godfrey, Oklahoma City.
A sister, Anne Ryan, and a grandson died earlier.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Cloud with the Rev. Robert Harren officiating. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.
Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and an hour before services Friday at the church.
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